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SFGTV
Mar 17, 2013 2:00am PDT
on what is and not considered a change of copy and go through some of the suggested changes that he lined out in his letter. that changes be permit ted for signs that are blocking light and on the visual environment of the community, window signs which compromise transparency, and the different types of signs like that signs that are not on landmark buildings and historic districts and the recommendation that we can continue to make sure there is compliance in that respect. and the signs that have architectural merit and there is ability with this definitely and when it comes to illumination that there is now in the suggestion that there is when there is a change of illumination there is not a change of copy but change in the level of illumination, the kind where it's director internal and all of these things to make sure there is really appropriate conditional use, if there is community input, that there is the full chance to have a hearing and approval by commission appeal to the board of supervisors and appropriate other appeals of structure and increasing in forcing and these ar
LINKTV
Mar 25, 2013 11:30pm PDT
changing climate, creating new models to meet today's environmental challenges, coming up on "earth focus." >> climate change is a broad and far-reaching problem facing africa. >> [shouts] >> so much of the continent's future as a hand-to-mouth agrarian society is dependent on a stable climate. >> climate change is very simple. it's the way my grandmother would look at a crop which is growing today in a different way than the way it used to grow a few years ago. it's the way my grandmother would see the way the stream used to flow and the way it is flowing today, and you link that to her life 30 years ago. then you'll be able to understand climate change much more faster. >> here in southern africa, people are considered to be some of the most vulnerable in the world to climate change. >> the african continent is especially vulnerable to climate change. we are most likely to experience rapid climate change over the southern african region within the coming century. >> but there's another side to the story. africans are beginning to take the future into their own hands through a series of
SFGTV
Mar 20, 2013 5:30am PDT
codes. if it's not conforming it would have to be renewed. a mere change in copy would no longer be considered a new sign, however change in new copy will still require a permit. stuff is recommending approval with modifications to the proposed ordinance. while the department does realize how we comply, we also believe it could be interpreted too broadly. that it be changed or would require new change. also add in the exception for a change of copy from one sign type to another for example change an identifying sign to a business sign. these i forwarded to you last week. the department has received comments. the department is seeking approval with modifications with how we treat non-compliant signs and helps preserve the in nature of the character and integrity of buildings and would remove unnecessary burdens on business owners and accommodate new tenants. that concludes my presentation. thank you. >> okay. opening it for public comment. former commissioner rob miguel. trisha, alex walker. >> commissioners, ron miguel, first i would like to welcome to the grandparents club. you wil
SFGTV2
Mar 14, 2013 2:30pm PDT
when there is a change of illumination there is not a change of copy but change in the level of illumination, the kind where it's director internal and all of these things to make sure there is really appropriate conditional use, if there is community input, that there is the full chance to have a hearing and approval by commission appeal to the board of supervisors and appropriate other appeals of structure and increasing in forcing and these are treated as the exceptions rather than grandfather erg. thank you very much for working with us on this and on behalf of the local city that we continue to have a process that's open transparent and involves everyone in the community. thank you. >>> good afternoon. i'm in the green party and i officially represent the local grass roots. our city bedrock issue when we first started our organization was formula retail and this issue do have tails with that a little bit and that if a formula retail buys a bunch of storefront with non-conforming signs. you saw pictures of what could happen. that's a concern and also we would respectfully as
SFGTV
Mar 15, 2013 10:00pm PDT
and consistency of the neighborhood or the changes in the better street plans that are contemplated for those better neighborhoods. this sign, i don't know why we need to create a blanket permission on the planning department and planning commission would advocate that ability to scrutinize each of these signs. downtown san francisco, city bank has been there for a long time. this sign is very different and very loud from the feeling you have along california street and the financial district. why would we want to give up the ability to scrutinize that in a permitting process. here is another example. what used to be holiday in in chinatown, i took a picture of it at night. it's a beautiful pedestrian bridge. it has a lot of detail on it. it's been botched by that hilton sign. again, as the rules are now contemplated would grandfather that sign. in other words we need to opportunity to reel in branding that is at odds with the character of our neighborhoods. i would like to also point out that san francisco beautiful helped pass prop g. we had voter approval but no enforcement on it
PBS
Mar 17, 2013 6:30pm PDT
democrat or a republican. it doesn't care whether you're liberal or conservative. climate change will affect all americans no matter what your political beliefs, your religious beliefs, your race, class, creed, et cetera, okay. and in the end, the only way we're going to deal with this issue is if we come together as a country and have a serious conversation, not about is it real. but what can we do about it. >> announcer: funding is provided by -- carnegie corporation of new york, celebrating 100 years of philanthropy, and committed to doing real and permanent good in the world. the kohlberg foundation. independent production fund, with support from the partridge foundation, a john and polly guth charitable fund. the clements foundation. park foundation, dedicated to heightening public awareness of critical issues. the herb alpert foundation, supporting organizations whose mission is to promote compassion and creativity in our society. the bernard and audre rapoport foundation. the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation, committed to building a more just, verdant, and peaceful
SFGTV
Mar 15, 2013 9:30pm PDT
that have passed and sometimes it does practically change the design. sometimes there are differences in code that really make that change and it might be to the detriment of how we might see the design. i think it would be useful in your analysis to look at some of those projects and where the code has changed and how that can be impacted in the over all project design. i'm all fore this kind of 60 day window process because i don't particularly find our discussion as particularly robust until they come back for extension but it's worth having a hearing if we choose those projects to review drawings. i recognize the challenges that what they may not -- people might opt in the process without actually being quite building permit ready. that's the challenge we have when people come for a 3 year entitlement. what they may come for a 3 year extension may not manifest when they do build. that's something we should have a whole separate discussion if the issue of design and outcome is changed. it's truly the change when we have extending. >> first i would like to thank staff the changes to
SFGTV
Mar 20, 2013 6:00am PDT
copy change. we are hesitant to create more work for the commission as well. it is an interesting idea to make it an exception and that's something we are open to and open to recommendation from the commission to be able to work on that. >> i think i would be in support of that. and not going through the cost of replacing that there is a cost of going through the c u too. that one size fits all may not work. having the zone or commissioner is one way to go. >> the distinctions the city is able to make for people who want signs, these are not general advertising signs. i think that was obviously very important as well. that's something we can continue to work on but my understanding is that is a bit of a challenge. >> the historic issue, with mr. vettel's where that name has been changed over the years and the copy isn't significant anymore but the architectural element, that's one case, but the copy is significant even though they are not the tenant anymore. we wouldn't want someone to come in and change the copy. the historic aspect needs to be looked at where the copies in histo
SFGTV2
Mar 21, 2013 2:30pm PDT
change over happened and there's great things about the good food. the concerns that the gentleman raised about the disability lawsuits and the office of small businesses but those are federal laws not city laws so they don't impact how people bays bases them but they have been trying to advise small businesses around those issues. and the other issue i'm not familiar with what you're discussing but they are a locally owned company as well. and if it were formula retailer it would open as a regular cafe would but that has no bearing on in this case. what we know about the restaurants it's going to close at 10 o'clock it doesn't sound like a routy place so with that i'd move to approve it's conditions >> i totally agree i mean 8 o'clock closings is not relevant. >> if you've been working actually 5 or 6 o'clock and you've quota to get to your place of work you feel bad coming in at the 745 because you know they're going do close and a lot of restaurants are not serving dinner. you've got to have beer and wine because most people will want to have an alcoholic beverage with their din
SFGTV
Mar 13, 2013 1:30am PDT
particular this makes reference to a march first 20013 planning review that the changes to the project don't have any further environmental effect i think this is a - referred to a notice to file. this wasn't in the packet. and it's not at all clear where that's available for review. i assume it's buried in the planning departments files. i would compare this to the earlier discussion about a washington where there was any addendum. there was discussion about the. so in the future i would hope that the document is referenced in the calendar item etc. so i hope to get an answer to that and finally, i'm not sure given the location of this project what is relationship is to the earlier 8 washington that was just talked about. it sounds like this is on drum and near jackson. is there some relationship can someone explain that >> thank you, mr. cruise. members of the commissioners while it is physically the same sewer that moves along those or along the alignment their separated in need. where respect to washington we feel we need to create this redundant line because of the north shore mai
CSPAN
Mar 30, 2013 12:40pm EDT
share how the center is helping to change the way women are diagnosed, treated, and educated. before i return to my seat, i want to thank president clinton and his foundation for creating this form, providing leadership, and highlighting important .ssues the pledges made during this conference will undoubtedly impact many lives for years to come. thank you so much. [applause] >> ladies and gentlemen, please welcome chelsea clinton and panelists. [applause] .> thank you and to all ofbra our panelists and questioners this morning and for providing the perfect sequeway to this panel talking about increasing access to health the lifestyles and its corollary, how to decrease access to a healthy lifestyles. -- to unhealthy lifestyles. before we start, i will ask each of the panelists to talk about the womange and ask to my left to kick us off. she is the director of the barbara streisand when man's heart center. i hope you will elaborate on her announcement. >> absolutely. i have a cold. i do not typically sound like kathleen turner. i do direct the barbara streisand women's art center. an
SFGTV
Mar 17, 2013 5:00am PDT
not be here tonight. their main concern is actually the traffic situation. the change of child care facility from 15 to 45 kids is tripling the capacity of that facy. there is no parking, there is no loading zone. and, you know, it's changing the church from a church to a day care center to a school. and as i understand there is no staff to manage the drop-offs and pick ups. the neighbors have concerns. they would normally expect outreach about this part of the project and this change to this facility. they would expect a traffic plan. they would normally expect somebody to supervise pick ups and drop offs. james lick, a school up the street, has crossing guards and has a lot of problems with traffic and the interaction of children and the cars around there. there should be some way especially to prevent the back up of the cars which will line up in front of the school to drop off from backing up onto clipper street. clipper street to the locals is known as the clipper freeway, and since i have three accidents to contribute to that opinion, it can be a very dangerous street in the m
ABC
Mar 23, 2013 4:30pm PDT
current pace we could be seeing major climate changes. we're seeing khaims changes around the world. ♪ ♪ >> i have to say one of the best tools we have at abc7 is live doppler 7-hd. >> leigh glaser, abc news meteorologist. >> whether i am out in the field reporting on weather, it is spot on. it is spot on. it is so reliable, it's accurate. live doppler 7, it's on mount st. helena. it is farther west than any other bay area radar. >> with the radar it's location and location and location. having ours in the north and farther to the west is going to help us see the storms or coming in from the north or west. we'll be able to see them quicker. >> logan johnson, national weather service. >> ours is located near san jose so it doesn't cover the north bay so we use your radar as a key piece of puzzle to understand what is going> what >> what doppler radar generally it detects motion and the movem movement of systems that produce precipitation and intensity and the direction. the speed at which it is moving. all these things is what doppler radar does. >> to go down to street level to
SFGTV
Mar 14, 2013 7:30pm PDT
the rva and the direction of what to move forward and that is it for march 25th and changing the facade from the grass to the metal and we can do that presentation as well. i would ask the board to consider maybe starting our meetings at 9:00, we have a very complex project and i understand, we have never had a time limit for when this board meeting would attend but it appears that most need to leave at noon and i would ask for consideration that we could start earlier, i can start as early as anybody can available and but we really need to start thinking about starting earlier, because there is a lot and it is a huge project and a lot of material and we don't want to keep disappointing the public that we are going to present something and we don't have the time. please allow us some consideration. >> i think that is an important request. any other... i am happy to start the board meetings at 9:00 a.m. if there is no objection, we can certainly. >> and i want to apologize to those of you who are here and not getting to present. >> i also just asked the board members if they can l
LINKTV
Mar 22, 2013 2:00pm PDT
it can be developed or changed in its smallest part so that it becomes something else. it can be a very pure sound like for instance, ♪ ohhhhhhh, which is, in a timbre, is very pure, and if we start applying different things to it, for instance, we can change the timbre of the sound by just changing the way that we create the sound. ♪ ohhhhaaaahh. and in fact, what i was doing was actually just opening up the vowel sound to explore the harmonic make-up of that sound. [light, airy tune] we take instruments to be things that produce tones, but each one of those tones in an instrument is actually a huge complex of smaller tones which we usually do not hear. and many musical instruments take advantage of the overtone series in order to produce musically useful tones. the overtone series is really quite simple. behind every acoustically generated tone, there is a series of other tones which are happening simultaneously. (shapiro) musical timbres are made by combinations of overtones, and you can do with a synthesizer what's called additive synthesis. you can build many overtones tog
SFGTV2
Mar 13, 2013 12:30pm PDT
mayor edwin lee. thank you. it's great to be here on 24th street i can literally see all the changes and the constant very brnt area. it gets crowded up here. i'm glad to join president chiu and the other supervisors who are supporting this neighborhood. all over the city we have 11 of these cb ds thought the city and 5 entire districts. the latest one i want to thank the board for the district that is raising their own money that can really compliment the downtown moscone. the neighborhoods i enjoy just as much because the neighborhood are constantly working to find ways to improve. i'm glad to see public works that helps get the permits done for those parks that have been here for 26 years and having funny; right? >> and that's at the way it should be. we have fun where we live and it's always a great investment to have the agencies working together with the neighborhoods association and the community benefit districts to improve and constantly change and improve the streets and uses of the streets as we try to support our neighbors. this makes our city great. i want to recognize scott
CSPAN
Mar 24, 2013 1:00pm EDT
come the technology is changing how we communicate. >> guest: yes and no. there's this assumption that the tape knowledge she had computers and mobile phones are changing the ways we write to each other because we're supposedly using abbreviations and acronyms and emoticons. if you're a young teenage girl you're using a blog. there may be a handful of these kinds of shorthand and emoticons commonly used. not nearly as many as the press would have you believe. what is changing is the way you read, the ways we write. i'll tell you what they mean by that in a second. our social relationships are changing incredibly and i'm going to suggest our personal individual psyches are changing. so let's start with how we read. it's pretty clear is what you read things on the screen, whether it's a laptop or even reader for tablet computer or mobile phone company don't go quite this family as you do when you read a hard copy. in fact, that's the subject of my next book. but what we know already is you tend to skim or worse to use the find function comes here when i'm just a word and you look at
SFGTV
Mar 17, 2013 1:30am PDT
a draft policy you can change that. >> i have a couple comments. there is a process that exist today and it works. so regardless of whether or not we adopt this process, project sponsors can always come back and ask for extension. so even if we adopted this and a project didn't opt in they could still come back and ask for an extension with a hearing, correct? then there is a separate conversation about whether or not 3 years is the correct number of years, we are not talking about that today. in january there is a proposal for extension for 6 years. if that is a conversation to have in the future, i would like to see really robust research in terms of data and the process of how the years were determined. so i think we are not quite ready for that conversation yet. i want to reiterate that. so as far as the the tightening of the language it mirrors what they are already doing, it just makes it a little bit more clear that project sponsors don't have an entitlement after 3 years. as for the program i am open to the idea of some sort of stimulus program that present offered by t
NBC
Mar 10, 2013 4:00pm PDT
of its news feed. ceo mark zuckerberg introducing the changes this week. he described it as a personalized newspaper that is more visual and allows users to choose the topic in which they're interested. the images and lengths to articles are b s ars are s ars >>> a monster week for the market as the dow sets new records. key data on the economy with the strong jobs report. what does it mean for your money? jo joining me right now is bill gross, pimco founder and former chief and former chairman of the council of economic advisers for president obama. gentlemen, great to have you on the program. thanks for joining us. >> thank you, maria. >> austan, great day to talk to you. let's start with the jobs number released on friday. a very strong number. 236,000 new jobs create for the month. the unemployment right now, the lowest in four years. was this what you expected and what do you think it says about where we are in the economy? >> well, it was better than i expected. this is one of the reports -- we've been waiting for reports like this. you never want to make too much out of
ABC
Mar 17, 2013 3:30pm PDT
passing. >> it's always changing and always something to talk about. which is what i love about the bay area weather. >> people can't depend on the bush. >> it's unpredictable. ♪ ♪ >>> microcurriculum at and changing patterns and unseasonable storms. go behind the scenes with abc experienced weather team and learn about what makes our weather unique. abc news presents inside bay area weather. ♪ ♪ >> sandhya patel, news meteorologist. >> really the bay area has many microcurriculums, in the summertime you can have -- microclimates. >> and fog comes along the coastline and only 56 degrees. but you get inland into the livermore valley and livermore is 102. we are talking about a wide range of conditions. every day to nail it down to the exact temperature you are forecasting is challenging. >> mike nicco, abc news meteorologist. >> our microclaim at are changing. our. it has to do with really the microclimates. >> spencer christian, abc news weather. >> a typical winter extreme would be several consecutive days of heavy rain that would produce rain and mudslides and road closure
SFGTV
Mar 13, 2013 5:00am PDT
state law provisions governing community college and board of education candidates; change deadlines for withdrawal of candidacy and candidate qualification statements; change the public inspection period for candidate materials; change requirements for petition circulator badges; delete the requirement that a disclaimer appear before board of supervisors' arguments in the voter information pamphlet; incorporate state law provisions governing signatures in lieu of filing fees; reinstate candidate filing fee provisions; and make other technical amendments. >> mr. chair, is this the amended proposed amended resolution that was just handed to us, not the one that we have in our possession, correct? >> that is correct. >> okay. >> and i can explain further, supervisor breed. >> thank you. >> please do. >> thank you. thank you very much, chair yee. andrew shen, deputy city attorney. good afternoon again. at the request of the director of elections, there are a few minor amendments and what i just distributed to the committee, just to highlight them to you, i've actually colored them in ye
SFGTV
Mar 20, 2013 9:00am PDT
several meeting with heritage and we had clarifying language. it was never our intent to change that charter required procedure. the original ordinance specified that exemptions that are not noticed would only have 20 days to appeal, which isn't enough time. i agree and we introduced an amendment specifying that the appeal period will begin after notice for a public hearing with a posting on the planning department website of the determination. there is also a provision in the ordinance that would allow for a consolidated notice for large rezonings. we are already getting notice and it would be unreasonable to require an additional separate c-e-q-a notice. and we had provide that had that would apply to any area plans of five acres or more. we changed that to 20 acres or more so we narrowed the scope. i also understand that planning staff is recommending that the deadline to appeal be extended from 20 days to 30 days after that first entitlement and i agree with that change. and i do intend to amend the legislation assuming that the commission recommends it, to extend the appeal peri
SFGTV2
Mar 14, 2013 6:00pm PDT
project and this change to this facility. they would expect a traffic plan. they would normally expect somebody to supervise pick ups and drop offs. james lick, a school up the street, has crossing guards and has a lot of problems with traffic and the interaction of children and the cars around there. there should be some way especially to prevent the back up of the cars which will line up in front of the school to drop off from backing up onto clipper street. clipper street to the locals is known as the clipper freeway, and since i have three accidents to contribute to that opinion, it can be a very dangerous street in the morning. should the cars in front of the drop-off back up more than four cars, they will start, you know, having their blinkers on and their flashers on and leave their car and it will create a really dangerous situation there, which i know they really don't want. you know, this is a change to the neighborhood and has a significant impact on what is a residential area. the church brings a business in, when you bring a business with traffic impact, that busine
SFGTV
Mar 16, 2013 1:30am PDT
have to approve every single change to any administrative staff bulletin, to any checklist, to any form, to any processing guideline that planning department staff came up with. i'm sure that there are other issues. we've only had two days to analyze it. this legislation had a total at the top called the community alternative c-e-q-a legislation. i'm not sure what community it's referring to, but it's certainly not the broad san francisco community that wants our park and open space to be improved, that wants people to be able to fix up their homes, and that doesn't want a dramatic increase in city bureaucracy delays and costs. commissioners, my legislation before you today is a balanced plan that will finally bring clarity and transparency to our c-e-q-a appeal process. this results from enormous almost six months worth of work with planning department staff, with members of the community, and with opponents of the legislation. i have done exactly what you asked me to do, engage in outreach and dialogue, and to be flexible. i made many amendments, and this legislation deserves you
NBC
Mar 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
you through the timing of these changes in the forecast in just a few minutes. >>> in less than an hour parents and educators are planning a protest called think before you pink. it's happening at tonight's school board meeting in santa clara. bottom line, they don't want any teachers to lose their jauobs. the state deadline for pink slips is coming up. the board has money and should be focusing on class size, music, library hours and raises for educators instead of layoffs. the rally is scheduled to start at 6:00 this evening at the district office. nbc bay area's george katayama is there and will have a live report at 6:00. >>> a new proposal could call the deer don train station into san jose -- in san jose into silicon valley's version of times square. the city wants to transform the area into a central entertainment district. the plans include room for a new stadium for the a's, thousands of new residential units and nearly five million square feet of new office space. the plan would also add a b.a.r.t. extension and bullet train hub. they plan to draft an environmental impact
SFGTV2
Mar 22, 2013 6:00pm PDT
lawyer. you had to represent yourself. the gideon decision changed that for felony cases and that brought other cases. but this is still a basic right that we are fighting for each and every day there was a new york times article yesterday, it's called the right to council. badly battered add at 50. in miami they handle more than 550,000 cases a year. all of city and county systems that pretty much rely on local funding to provide public defenders. in kentucky, 68 percent of poor people accused of misdemeanor short up for a court appearance without a lawyer. in 28 counties in florida 77 percent people pled guilty. many after arrest can spend months in jail. this is becoming more and more evident as prosecutors raise the stakes. we have seen more crimes increase in terms of severity. as a result of this more cases are settling through plea bargains but not necessarily because they are guilty but they have no choice. they are often handled by poorly paid inexperienced lawyers. very rarely are new trials granted. even here in san francisco we have struggled to fill three investigator
SFGTV
Mar 13, 2013 12:30am PDT
challenged their projects and have asked for the changes. yesterday, i reviewed the primary results of our assessments. we're taking a number of steps to review accident costs on the program. we're essentially eliminating the organizational - we also have significantly reduced city anti consultant at the prom level and we've taken a number of steps to transition our projects to city staff and we'll continue to make that go forward. i think we're far long enough to give you a preview and i'll give you a thorough presentation in april but schedule wise you ail our projects will be delivered by the july 16th deadline except for two projects. we also have the schedule of the creek project formerly known as the creek filter project that project schedule has been debated until early 2019. keep in mind that project is tied to the dam project and can't be completed until the dam is completed. budget wise we know that it will exceed the budget we're still working out all the numbers. and when you look at costs so far based on the preliminary costs but at the same time we've realized savings
CSPAN
Mar 31, 2013 12:20am EDT
and balances. , as much asbates their contentious and difficult theyconstantly changing, must be translated and applied to our armed forces. that it is sometimes true the political decisions, the social policy decisions, the legal or constitutional decisions that emerge in the civilian arena is transferred in exactly the same manner to our military, there are times when it is not. there are times when the particular necessities of national security or the particular intensity of the organization and values and mission of the military requires some adjustment in rules that we would adopt in the civilian sphere, but cannot adopt locke stock and barrel in exactly the same way in the context of our military. we're deeply grateful to our armed forces and those who served as the centuries, not just for all but a done to preserve our national security, but for the extraordinary commitment over history, despite many ups and downs, the powerful commitment to our fundamental values, to our commitment to the rule of law, to our conceptions of due process, and to the constitution of the unit
SFGTV2
Mar 29, 2013 5:30am PDT
this tragedy has affected and mobilized the nation, we can feel the thirst for change and the need to do things differently. although, there have been many senseless losses before and since sandy hook, we are determined to make this a turning point for our country. our children can't deliver the legacy that we as parents are instilling in them with the morals and the values. so it is our job as parpts to deliver that legacy forward and be their voice. the change is needed to make our nation safer will take a long time to deliver. but we are not going anywhere. all of us working sandy hook promise are absolutely committed to this cause, and that is why this innovation initiative is so important having so many of the great minds responsible for developing and supporting major advances in technology and recent history for them to turn their attention to solutions to gun violence, mental health, school safety and community. it gives me hope, at a time when hope is most needed. in my family is deeply grateful for this hope and to be part of this positive change that will benefit all of
SFGTV
Mar 16, 2013 5:30pm PDT
property of the p uc where we've made some modest changes. the changes are before you i'm happy to answer any questions >> commissioner any questions on the item? i'd like to move it >> the items been moved is there a second? >> second. >> all in favor say i and my apologizes again. >> i remember when this came before the commission there was some discussion it was finally adopted but there are i couldn't typically the difference were. i'd be interested in what the changes are and in the further i'd like appreciate this information but i've got no objection it the item >> we did submit tract versions. >> it's been moved and seblthd is there any further public comment? >> all those in favor? >> the motion carries madam secretary next item. >> item 12 the results and updated timeline. >> good afternoon commissioners barb. today's presentation will brief you on the results of our customer poll. the poll concluded and we're here with our consultant from f m-3 dave will tell you about that. for our last two polls that we concluded with the report and we're also the first name that provided cus
PBS
Mar 24, 2013 6:00pm PDT
- being of the region. >> charles? >> the emphasis has been on personality. what happened is obama changed his positions on the settlement and the peace process. he realized he made a terrible mistake in the first term. he insisted on a settlement freeze as a preconditio. it wrecked peace negotiations and stopped everything. he changed, went back and said in a startling statement that if you get a peace agreement, the sttlement will be resolved-- talled automatically. so, they are not the central issue. by removing that, i think he changed the relationship with the israelis in a positive way. >> in some ways, i think he is right about this. it is also true that benjamin netanyahu is facing a different situation at home. he does not have the same kind of majority, came closer to losing than people thought he would. obama was reelected despite his attempts to prevent that. so, they both have an interest in getting something done. i think it is highly remote that anything will get done. the neighborhood has only gotten more dangerous. >> colby king? >> i thought it was important that he made
MSNBC
Mar 29, 2013 12:00am PDT
obama wants to deliver change we can believe in but he can't do it alone. it's thursday march 28th. i'm alex wagner. this is "now." >>> want to make sure every american is listening today. >> the president's in-box is at capacity. gun control. immigration reform and that whole grand bargain thing. how much power does he have to get it done? david axelrod breaks it down. does politics imitate art? oscar winner barry levinson and "new york times" frank bruney on the culture curve. the rominee returns. mitt tries to convince us he's normal. >> the market is surging but the paychecks are paltry. what gives with the american economy. >>> have some inner growth i never experienced. >>> and disgraced governor turned drug counselor jim mcgreevey talks redemption and second chances. >>> surrounded by mothers who lost children to gun violence, this afternoon, president obama remembered the tragedy in newtown, connecticut. >> shame on us if we've forgotten. i haven't forgotten those kids. shame on us if we've forgotten. >> that line highlighted the fundamental problem for the white house. it'
SFGTV2
Mar 14, 2013 6:30pm PDT
course, not every ~ request for change has happened. as you request for further outreach, this additional engagement and iterative changes certainly did happen. next, you requested to consider extending the appeal period. this change has been considered, but has not yet been made uniformly. what has changed is where appeal noticing requirements have been met, the appeal where they have not been met, the appeal window would be open, meaning there is requirements and if you don't meet them, the clock doesn't start running. what has not yet changed is uniformly extending the appeal window for all appeal types. the proposal is at 20 days. today we're going to ask you to ask the supervisor to continue extending that to 30. and lastly, the commission asks for clarity as to the trigger for the appeal window. this is now been definitively defined. the window for appeal would begin at the first approval action and depending on the type of projects. for exemptions of private projects, the first approval would either be at a publicly noticed hearing by the planning commission or the zonin
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Mar 11, 2013 1:30pm PDT
code clean up and nick cal changes made to the planning code. over time as we noted some clarifications and corrections that needed to be made. before i invite anne marie rogers from the planning department to kind of walk you through some of those changes, there is a nonsubstantive amendment that needs to be made on page 93, line 24. basically refers to section 315 of the code which has been deleted recently and is now section 415. so, with that i want to invite anne marie rogers here. >> thank you, supervisor. and welcome to the board. anne marie rogers from the planning department and i'm here to go over a little bit of this pretty large ordinance that is before you. as you know, the people of the city of san francisco and the board of supervisors care deeply about the planning code and as a result of that it is amended about 50 times per year. that results invariably in some mistakes and some unintended consequences. as supervisor tang described, there is one ordinance found since the introduction last week, and i do have a couple other changes that i'd like to descri
MSNBC
Mar 6, 2013 12:00am PST
solution to save medicare makes no changes for people 55 or older. >> congressman keith ellison on why ryan's medicare change is bad for america. >>> venezuelan president hugo chavez has died of cancer at the age of 58. what does this mean for u.s. relations? we'll bring you the latest. >>> a civil rights hero wants the washington redskins to change their offensive name. it will take an act of congress to get nfl owners to move on this. >>> the path to citizenship, which i would support -- >> jeb bush flips. >> we can't continue to make illegal immigration an easier path than legal immigration. >> flops. >> i'm for it. >> and flips again. the big panel weighs in on jeb's radical immigration 360. >>> holy cow! >> comedian stephen colbert's sister has her eye on a south carolina house seat. tonight we're talking to democratic candidate elizabeth colbert-busch. good to have you with us tonight, folks. thanks for watching. i thought we would start with a little basketball tonight since it's march madness. this gentleman is dean smith, one of the all-time greats at the university of nor
CSPAN
Mar 15, 2013 5:00pm EDT
. we need to see change in which so many more women are entering the military and 6 to 7% of the marines are not female but moving forward a quarter or a third and maybe even more eventually. we see it at that rate beyond 20% where climates start to shift when it comes to discrimination. that's what we need to aim for. you can't isolate women from all of these positions and expect your institution to treat servicemembers fairly. everyone suffers as a result. >> and does swan have metrics that show overall career impact to servicemembers who have been subjected to sexual assault? how many of those who report assault choose to remain in the military, and how many get out because of the trauma they've experienced? are those numbers that have been collected? >> not my knowledge. we have been in discussions with several congressional office the about discussing the retention issue alone. to my knowledge, the military is not yet at least suffering or recruitment crisis when it comes to, you know, more americans learning about sexual violence in the rank. we're examples of the retention
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Mar 16, 2013 4:30pm PDT
notice of change to comply with the requirements by the end of the next week. that notice will include all details for proposed changes and as i mention we'll come before you to seek your approval for those changes. i also want you to let you know that it does address the 10 recommendations that i approve the january 22nd meeting. and our intent is to respond in writing to those recommendation as part of the change notice that will be published late next week. that concludes my presentation >> commissioners? >> good commissioners my last item is as you know, we regard bias, sympathy, or prejudice can is an important client and it's been in the leadership of art and i'd like to have art come up and make awning announcement although he provided all the information. >> thank you members of the commission. mr. president, the announcement was the letter announcing my retire retirement. and it's hard i feel that i've been in one way or another embodied in the water system and it's been a treat. so there will be opportunity for reflexion on the past and so forth. but i want to make sure i mad
SFGTV
Mar 1, 2013 7:30pm PST
question and the changing of the use to vocal point. and while it seems that most of the attention to this property came about because of the conditional use application that they have on file for a wireless facility, what is going on here and the activity is not related to the wireless facility that they have an application in for but in relation for the change of use for this business and professional service use. the definition, well back up a little bit. so the terevel cd which was created last year does tend to add a little bit of confusion. the business and professional businesses listed adds the principally permitted use. however when you look at the street frontage controls it cross-references section 145.4 which is 145.4 c, which lists the active commercial uses and it says that if it is not on that list, then it needs a conditional use authorization and then the planning commission heard this legislation in june of last year and it was very clear to them what the supervisor's intent was on this legislation and so i have highlighted on the overhead is a passage that all of the ncd
SFGTV2
Mar 14, 2013 2:30am PDT
environment has to change so the virus cannot grow and the only way the environment changes is if youth and adults begin to speak with one voice about changing the social norms that allows it to happen. it makes sense to most of us, you have it khaifrpb the social norms. we must educate. but we must go beyond thinking more rigor will get us better achievement. we have to remember a school is a community and in a xhuept, people look out for each other. they've got each other's back. how do we begin to promote that idea that we are in this thing together? we believe it's through, unfortunately but truly, self-interest. kids are driven developmentally by the desire to fit in, to belong, to be part of an affinity group. if we can capitalize on their desire to look out for their friends and give them some more tools and opportunities and support, they will begin to do what we need them to do to at least confront it in their own small cell of social influence and the compounding and leveraging of that begins to make change. so the question we have to ask ourselves, are we as adults willing it slo
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Mar 28, 2013 3:30pm PDT
arterial track has prior reduction an arrest material streets by using low-cost measures by changing the signal changing to go at fast streets. we would look at coordination. most of the pedestrian injuries took place on those arterial streets. we're loont about $2.1 million a year. i wrote the track books primarily in residential neighborhood. it has to look for projects that has the appealable to reduce the most speeds throughout the city. we have an explanation process where people can apply for traffic coming which are speed bumps in a low cost way. we prioritize those on volumes and we're actually, one of the changes we've done this before is increasing the waiting given to schools in the ranking. so if someone has a school on their streets we're try to include that in the next year. finally, the school track is something we're changing we'd like to have speed bumps or traffic islands that narrow the driven lanes. we'll work with the school coalition and we'll appreciate our feedback on that. so we can streamline our implementation and have walking audits and the school programs
SFGTV
Mar 25, 2013 7:30am PDT
built in, it is changing the way that we are installing the fire strobes, so that we have multicolored strobes through on you the building. and it incorporates additional speakers at the park level. and so that we have audibility throughout the communication systems and so there is a large part of that that wants to be installed initially and then the, on the radio and cellular there is in the radio and cellular categories, there are significant investments that will be done in phase two, one of the big concerns with the radio and cellular is in the train box, in the below blade levels that the first responders are trying to respond to something below grade or having to move into the dtx tunnel to respond, that we have the infrastructure and to insure that we have signal continuity in those below grade portions of the facility. and so in phase one, what we are doing is providing the capability for the expansion of those signal repeaters and so forth. and into those, or into that infrastructure in phase two, and that impact is not in these numbers. >> are we concerned at al
CSPAN
Mar 25, 2013 1:00am EDT
>> america a university professor naomi baron is technology changing how we communicate? >> guest: yes and no. there is the assumption that technologies of computers and now mobile phones change the ways that we've right to each other because he supposedly huge use emoticons and abbreviations that we are not using that many but if maybe if you are using a lot if you are a young teenage girl but these kind of better commonly used and not as many as the press with the dust to believe but what is changing is the ways in which we read or write but our social relationships are changing and all also personal and individual psyches. >> host: walk us through those four things. >> guest: how we read. what is clear what you see on the screen with a laptop or the tablet computers or mobile phone or e-reader you don't do it the same way as a hard copy. that is the subject of the next book. i am doing research. but you tend to skim or the find function just zeroing in on the word and you look at the little snippet of what was written and ignore the concept. but we do know that when you read a
SFGTV2
Mar 26, 2013 12:30am PDT
d.a., maybe we can begin to make the societal changes in a dent in a nation's shameful conference. last fall we did make some progress even at the ballot box which has been very difficult during this generation but prop 36 passed in the deeply embedded 3 strikes law. i also want to point out to this group even though the focus today is on public defenders in the criminal system, in san francisco we try to go even further than that. last year they were making san francisco the rights to civil council city, the city of gideon. there are civil cases, eviction cases, family law cases where the consequences, the results followed in court are almost as severe to what gideon faced and what people face in criminal cases. what we recognize at the outset of the supervisors proclamation is part inspirational, our leaders in the community have rallied around it and the bar association and our firms have taken on more conviction cases. later we'll be holding an event to thank people in these positions and so please stay tuned about that. in the meantime let's focus on gideon and the public def
SFGTV
Mar 1, 2013 4:00am PST
calming. you will see a much larger program that encompasses all the changes before you and the next action item is for the fiscal year 2013-2014 and to solidify the policy items for today. i believe that is it for me. >> thank you. >> good morning mr. chair and commissioners. thank you so much for having me today. i am marian [inaudible] and with the san francisco municipal transportation agency and it's an informational item but we are interested in your feedback because we will come back to recommendations which you have the opportunity to adopt ultimately in the five year -- in the next five year pyp. so first just to give you a little background about traffic calming. as was mentioned physical measures to reduce speedos our city streets. this has a benefit in livability in the neighborhood, making it a better place for people to walk and bike and live and shop but it does have a real impact on safety. we know vehicles traveling at 20 miles per hour versus 35 miles per hour are less likely to cause a severe injury when a collision takes place, so this is something we have through
SFGTV2
Mar 25, 2013 3:30pm PDT
rate and customer care participation. if we change some of these choices made in the programs or changed in some of the assumption we can change the cost of the program and apply the cost savings to either lowering the rate or we can apply it to bonding capacity, but if we were to add up all of those cost savings that were summarized by miss hale, that comes you the to $9.4 million annually and that would give us roughly $90 million in bonding capacity. if we chose that otherwise it could go into savings for rate payers. >> yes. or we could reduce the rate the 2 cents for the renewables mix and half cent for the payment. >> and the areas for commission action can you say what that provides in terms of what it means in terms of that $9.4 million. does that go directly toward rate payers or does that lead towards -- >> it leads to the program as it's been designed as with a 10 percent mix with the type 1 renewable, 85 percent for the type 2 renewable. it's been said at the program has been designed. if we make different choices on how we design this program we can bring the cost of
PBS
Mar 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
right. the country is very polarized about hugo chÁvez. there are a lot of people he changed. i was looking to the woman that had tears in her eyes. she said her life had changed. what is for sure is that the size of the comparison to him being a dictator what is for sure is that he is going to be remembered as a changing figures here in the country. >> we can still see pictures that does come m from c 00 than just coming in from -- we can still see pictures that are just coming in from caracas we know this announcement was made by the vice president. what do people make up vice- president maduro? >> maduro was not the most popular of people. then mr. chavez appointed him as his successor. in polls are round october, he only received about 4%. this was during the election. pollsters were trying to figure out whether there were other candidates between mr. chavez and his party. maduro was that the most popular one. just before mr. chavez left for cancer surgery in cuba, mr. chavez appointed him. did that seem to give him enough popularity. for now people think that mr. chavez picked
SFGTV2
Mar 13, 2013 1:00am PDT
develop their own innovative way to create change in their school. music, plays, art, mapping. >> 97 freshmen feel there's bullying in the cafeteria. >> i honestly didn't feel we have as much bullying as other students think so that was an opportunity to keep going. >> we are all different in our all different ways. >> you need everybody. >> as we filmed these stories around the country, we've seen the powerful conversations that have surfaced when they have the deeper understanding of what it means not to take action. >> we can trace racism and prejudice all the way back. we may not be able to make amends for what maybe our an ancestors did, but we can stop some of these things from happening in the future. >> we are becoming empowered. i will make a difference. >> when a community sees its young people stand up to resist intolerance, to resist bullying, they can say why can't we take this to a larger level? they can lead and change an entire community. >> i can be the person that helps the world. >> thanks, becky, and thank you for keeping it short. rick phillips, executive
SFGTV
Mar 17, 2013 1:00am PDT
changes in the downtown area like the district plan. we have projects which were an approved in the absence understanding what that means altogether. i think we need to look at these projects again, bring them back and decide whether or not their physical appearance architecture and do and don't do the district what we want. the district boundaries are only lines in the sand. they don't mean anything because in the end everything has to work together. i would try to distinguish by location, size of project and understanding as to whether or not they are 8 years, 5 years or 3 years over due. the one thing i'm very concerned about and that's i would personally like to verify, if a title has been sold, in 9 percent of the case, they would have to come back to this review. the projects that are approved mostly are today being sold on the appearance of architecture and on the elusion that we see it explained here. that's not the case. i have witnessed on my time projects are flipped and a new architecture and they were different from what was approved here. if you can find that, i would
SFGTV2
Mar 14, 2013 11:30am PDT
concepts and there is a contingency and it reflects the changes in the field and i know that you had a briefing on the claims, the claims ultimately that have resolved, and will be treated as change orders, and provided against it. the cmg which is within the construction budget and intended to address coordination issues between the contractors and schedule recovery and related issues and another potential source of funding for changes during the course of construction, so both the construction and the cmg contingency individually or in combination are used to address the changes to the contracts and then the program reserve which is independent budget category. and represents a reserve against the broad range of program budget requirements outside of the outside of the construction budget and in addition to reviewing those, budget categories in the recommendations that we are looking at now, we are recommending and including a schedule contingency which is a reserve of funds that will be used to cover, program administration and soft costs, if construction was not completed on octobe
SFGTV
Mar 6, 2013 5:30am PST
permit should have been because there is a change of use from a personal service use which would have been the last use the educational use, and the educational after school use excel to the proposed use of vocal point and in reviewing the matter, we did find that the proposed use of vocal point does not comply with the definition of financial service in the planning code. it is i believe a business or professional service use. which is not listed among the uses that is considered to be an act of commercial use. and let me back up. , the property, 2395-26th avenue is located at the end of 26th avenue and the unit is 1600, and there are a couple of storefronts and it is just one of the storefronts that is in question and the changing of the use to vocal point. and while it seems that most of the attention to this property came about because of the conditional use application that they have on file for a wireless facility, what is going on here and the activity is not related to the wireless facility that they have an application in for but in relation for the change of use for this bus
PBS
Mar 29, 2013 8:00pm PDT
thing. but even though we're living longer, one thing that hasn't changed -- the official retirement age. the question is, how do you make sure you have the money you need to enjoy all of these years? >> additional corporate funding for "washington week" is provided by boeing. additional funding is provided by the annenberg foundation, the corporation for public broadcasting and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. once again, live from washington, sitting in for gwen ifill this week, doyle mcmanus of the "los angeles times." doyle: good evening. the issue of same-sex marriage was front and senter this week in washington as never before. before the supreme court two, cases focused on the same social issue but raising very different legal issues. supporters and opponents were hoping the court would clarify whether gay and lesbian couples have the right to marry and if so, should they have the same benefits as opposite sex couples? in one case, a challenge to the defense of marriage act passed by congress and signed into law by bill clinton in 1996, de
SFGTV
Mar 26, 2013 7:00pm PDT
commission have all changed their policy and placed the 450 words summary in the body of the minutes with multiple rulings of the task force and miss akkad is stubborn back to the task force for the hearing. >> thank you, next speaker, please. >> president chiu, board of supervisors, i come every once in a while. i represent the tenderloin walking tours. i want to invite new members of the board who i haven't met yet to come out and walk the tenderloin with me. i do about 4 tours a week. so far this year i have done about 450 people. they are doing a documented travel in germany next month and a section in the sacramento bee. i'm trying to demystify the tenderloin. i would like to invite you all when you get a chance to come out. you can get the information from supervisor kim or president chiu. they both know me. i would like to see you come out and get a different side of the area. thank you. >> thank you, next speaker. >> mr. chiu and members of the supervisors, my name is -- closer? my name is amber baker. i am a native of san francisco. my grandchildren are 6 generation and i sit on
SFGTV2
Mar 22, 2013 2:30pm PDT
community, it was changed from a day filled with pain and loss into one of beauty and positivity. it was a day filled with purple balloons and cup cakes and butterflies and smiles and laughter. it was a day dylan would have loved. >> three months after his death and i am still in a state of shock. that i know nothing will bring dylan back i am determined to honor him and the others lost that i am dedicated myself to saving other lives to insure that people don't need to go through and the pain that we are going through. if you are a parent, siblings, families, friends and communities. we met this morning with families from the local area, who have shared this experience, and have lost children and while it was very moving to see their inner strength and courage, the look of pain in their eyes has become all too familiar to me. it is the same pain i see in the families who also lost loved one on 12-14 and the same pain that i notice every time that i look in the mirror. love has so much that connects us because of our losses and while it is helpful to meet with other families who have exper
SFGTV
Mar 20, 2013 5:00am PDT
about permits that are extended and it can you say not change to legislation. this legislation speaks to projects and folds building permits. what's really interesting we have many times extensions, people will come to get entitlement extensions after they have expired. technically their 3 year period has already passed. i am confused because i have seen entitlements as short as one year and as long as 3 years. can you explain what those are? >> it's confusing. the commission practice only to the interpretation is the generic project to be assigned a 3 year performance period. but they are all handful of particular projects, office projects, projects subject to proposition m where a code mandates 18 month period to actually begin construction. you have a policy in terms to guide us in how to apply that. that's where the time figure comes. particularly hill. our projects that are just because of their own nature you choose to apply a certain performance period that is 8 years, 2 years, 5 years. >> the projects we are talking about that the 3 years. the 18 month projects are not
SFGTV
Mar 1, 2013 2:30am PST
minutes of the january 15th, meeting this is an action item. >> are there any changes to the minutes? >> okay. there is a motion to approve. is there a second? >> without objection? >> excuse me. let's open it up for public comment on the minutes. all right, seeing no public comment on the meeting there is a motion to move and accept the minutes. without objection. >> so moved. >> so. madam clerk, number three. >> recommend authority sizing the executive director to execute memo of agreement with the san francisco department of public works for the preliminary engineering services for the 19th avenue transit streets bulb outs projects in total amount not-to-exceed $120,000 and authority the executive director to negotiate the non-material terms and conditions. >> good morning, and i am in for chester fung who is on vacation, i am here to discuss the bulk out. i want to give you history because it has been a while since we have been in front of you. it has been the subject of significant improvements, for example, in may of 2008, the transportation plan was adopted and since then, sig
SFGTV2
Mar 26, 2013 1:00pm PDT
care of all of the city's costs which are 30 million and change. it's [inaudible] isn't going to do the job fundraisers do their thing and -- [inaudible] [inaudible] and so if san francisco taxpayers do he wanted up getting suck with the bill for 15 million-dollar or more the intft so huge that -- [inaudible] . >> i still look at america's cup and i personally attended of the world series events this past summer they were incredential and the first introduction to the blend of new technology and the visualization of being able to see this race pack and other jurisdictions where they have actually had to take a vote out to see it on the shores of san francisco bay this is an incredible big change and so the mean please of it has been a little bit of a change chalg but now, that we have this behind us and we know what it is to really establish a good invitation tall of the visitors that want to come in and participate in this, we know how to do it better and it's not as big as it originally was. and because it was not, some of the things that were expenses of the city that created the 30
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Mar 14, 2013 6:30pm PDT
underweight u.s. stocks compared with what they ought to be, and is that behavior changing? is the flow of funds more into equities so far this year or not? >> it is, tyler. we're seeing more flows into equities this year which is a good trend. obviously, we've seen a cycle over the last four years, and that's really rocking the boat. and what we need to do is get people back to the middle. think about a diversifiy eied portfolio, we'll see people continue to buy as the population ages. we need to keep inflation in mind. equities are the only place that is really going to outpace inflation over long periods of time. and people investing in whether it's for accumulation or even income distribution, you need to be thinking about inflation when they think about their allocation to equities. >> brian, i want to ask you about we're all waiting for the s&p to hit its closing highs, just a few points away, for investors. and i guess for a market strategist, which is more important for you to see the strength of this rally? is it these new highs on 30 dow components or is it the s&p 500? >> it's r
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Mar 16, 2013 12:30am PDT
changes they have tried to accomplish in those very short eight months. that is what they are hoping the accreditation team does see that they have at least made a really good effort. >> how did they get into this mess? >> that is a point of conversation in the last eight months. when the accrediting team came last spring, they looked at what had happened six years ago. they have to take a look every six years at how the college is working. six years ago, they gave the college a couple of points to address and to change and to look at. essential essentially, they did not change them. they continued operating. when they came back last spring, nothing has been done and things were worse. >> if they had the recommendations, they were supposed to file six years ago and they never did it. have any heads been identified to roll? >> not that i know. they are looking at that. they are looking more to become one and move forward and address what has been given to them essentially and to become a cohesive college and serve the students that they need to continue to serve. >> speaking of students,
SFGTV
Mar 24, 2013 10:00am PDT
change that we did what we could to get the word out we do want to make sure i think today has been a thoughtful afternoon a lot of excellent suggestions have been made and these points are well taken when we schedule this again we'll make sure it will be available to the industry to all of you before that period of time so some time for thoughtful deliberations in advance. and we'll try to just engage the most thoughtful process we possibly can on this we know it's a very important issue and i believe there's a hearing before the puc a workshop on some of this? >> so on april tenth and 11th the california public utility commission the cpuc is holding a workshop about the regulations that relate to the services we're talking about new online enabled transportation services. they said it would be a 6 months process these workshops on april 10 and 11th will be 930 a.m. each of those mornings on 505 van ness probably go until 430 p.m. is what we're told there should be an agenda coming out about this workshop in the last week of march is what we're told and also told that the public is w
SFGTV2
Mar 7, 2013 12:30pm PST
? because we were eliminating me. they were changing the by laws to eliminate me. why? because i testify that about the bars at the planning commission. and after several times when this change was read over and over by the city employees it's a police code violation. i can be arrested for this. but almost all the resident are given because they were forced out by threats and intimidation in the press and yet those are the group that you say is - our neighborhood is wrecked >> any additional public comment? >> sue i'm asking the commission to request a hearing on a couple of hearing. one is a presentation of how where you're going to process with the dates where we have to read those in the paper. it's a planning commission issue. second saturdays paper the sequesterer. in the sequesterer list which is the list of impacts of san francisco was the removal of chunks not all but a chunk of the central quarter what is going to happen to the funding for the sequesterer for the city? i think it's a matter of planning commission interests >> if the sequesterer changes the funding for th
Comedy Central
Mar 11, 2013 11:30pm PDT
media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org [eagle caw] >> stephen: tonight, big changes for texas. their 10-gallon hats are now 38-liters. [laughter] then, can our drone program win the war on terror? yes, if you go up, up, down down, b, a, b, a, select. [laughter] and my guest, physicist michio kaku believes an asteroid could destroy the earth. global warming, solved. [laughter] ice land is considering a ban on internet porn. now there's nothing to do in iceland. [ laughter ] this is the colbert report." captioning sponsored by comedy central ( theme song playing ) ( cheers and applause ) [cheers and applause] welcome to the report, everybody. thank you so much for joining us. [cheers and applause] [crowd chanting "stephen!"] thank you, ladies and gentlemen, please sit down. [cheers and applause] welcome to the show, everybody. thank you for joining us. [cheers and applause] thank you, everyone in here welcome to the program. dominus vobiscum. folks, as the cardinal of cable, i'm giving you nave to narthex coverage of pope benedict's resignation in my new series "popewatch: inde-schism
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Mar 4, 2013 8:30pm PST
completely false. we now know that the brain is continuously changing. we now know that each time you acquire a new skill or ability, the brain is actually changing its wiring. id is actually changing its functionality. is actually specializing. answer that specialization, your account for the development of the skill or ability in play. we know this occurs throughout life. in fact commit to the end of life, because we know we can improve our ability and we can acquire a new skill to the end of life. here we have an older woman who has acquired a skill in later life, basket weaving. we know that because she has developed a special ability at this point in life, she has remodeled her brain, and that accounts for her developing of this expertise. this is in play in our lives and throughout our lives because our lives are so richly varied from early childhood onward, we create, through billions of moments of brain change, an incredible individuation of ourselves so that through these changes, we have a special ability is shared by no one else in this room in exact form. we have special k
NBC
Mar 10, 2013 9:00am PDT
part. we started as a software company and decided if we wanted to change the game we had to hire our own agents. today we have 3 or 400 agents all across the country. their paid a customer satisfaction bonus so if you're happy they make money. if you're not, they don't. that allows us to not only have digital part be revolutionary but also the service part. i'm not the founder. i'm just the ceo. when we had to decide what we wanted to do with this business we could turn over leads to traditional real estate ats or try to change the game. we decided that we wanted to change the game. this meant having a digital business that also had personal service. >> why haven't anybody done this before? we have trulia and zula but nobody has tried to do this? >> they're not that crazy. it's easier running a software business. that's what i did before. it's a digital business with pure digital margins. you don't have to worry about a real estate agent showing up to hang a yard sign or write an offer. the challenge has been going market by market getting good local people and delivering consist
KRON
Mar 15, 2013 11:00pm PDT
because the streets are going to change. they are putting in a huge arch. the with that they have reconfigured this street each will try to bring traffic near more businesses. grant has more of the details. >> it is called the route 238 improvement project and the city of hayward was nice enough to insure this fancy animation. to share this. interstate 580 itself and industrial parkway. downtown hayward is the loop. this will be one way. up and around and back again and start at fort hill and to mission other changes. the one-way traffic started a few moments ago. they have been adjusting and the $100 million project should be completely ready by monday morning. crews will be busy all weekend making some big changes to traffic in downtown hayward. some roads are being turning into one way streets. it's called the hayward loop. the changes could help businesses. the height of the project. they're hoping the changes will make it easier for people to shop. as we prepare for the saint patricks day festivites. set to fall on a sunday this year. officers all across the bay area want to
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